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"Enoch Arden" (1911) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer




"Enoch Arden" is a short drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actress Florence La Badie, actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

Enoch wins Annie's hand after a bitter rivalry with Philip.  Years later Enoch decides to leave on a ship to China to improve his financial fortunes. His wife and two little children are left behind.  Annie waits faithfully and vainly for his return.

"Enoch Arden" is one of the films from 1911 with the highest rating in IMDB.


Directed by                 D. W. Griffith
Produced by                Biograph Company
Based on                     the poem “Enoch Arden” by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Starring                       Wilfred Lucas, Linda Arvidson, Florence La Badie, Robert Harron, Frank Grandon
Cinematography         Billy Bitzer
Distributed by             Biograph Company
Release date                June 1911
Running time              33 min.
Country                       United States
Language                     Silent film, English intertitles


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